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Scoot to take over Hangzhou services from SilkAir

From 25 October 2015, Scoot, the long-haul low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, will commence flights to Hangzhou, taking over from SilkAir. The full-service regional wing of Singapore Airlines currently has four-times-weekly flights to Hangzhou, on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday....

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Woman loses head in lift horror

A young woman in Hangzhou city was decapitated yesterday when a lift she was entering took off, trapping her head between the lift doors with her body outside. The lift carrying the head of the 24-year- old stopped on the...

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Ancient exported porcelain shines in Zhejiang museum

A faience heraldry vase from Qing Dynasty Macao is on display in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, July 29, 2015. [Photo by Long Wei/Asianewsphoto] Pieces that represent more than 2,000 years of Chinese porcelain history are on display at the Zhejiang Provincial...

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New air route from SW China tourist destination

Changlong Airways, based in the city of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province has announced a new flight between Hangzhou and the Old Town of Lijiang in Yunnan province, with a stopover at Anshun, Guizhou province, which has opened, on July 27. The...

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Don’t sleep on ancient pillow exhibition

For many in ancient China, getting a good night’s rest meant snuggling up with a ceramic pillow. According to historical documents, the first ceramic pillows date to the Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907) when porcelain was an affordable material for ordinary...

Shut-down factories given new lease of life

Disused factories in Shuangpu Town, Xihu District will be remodeled as a cultural and art center for Chinese and Korean artists who can hold concerts there and use the place for shooting films and TV dramas, officials said yesterday. Xihu...